Hi! I’m back. I’ve noticed I have a tendency to fall off the blogging train when everything turns to madness at the end of the year (does that happen to anyone else?). Maybe one day I’ll be smart enough to get ahead of that, but then…maybe not. Oh well!
The point is, I’m back now, and catching you up on the rest of the 2017 Dogwood Photography Challenge (which I totally completed – woo hoo!). I’ll be posting the rest in two posts, then moving on to catch you up with the 2018 rendition, which is already going full steam ahead. I love this challenge, which my friend Mike got started for us, and this year we have even more people participating, which is awesome. It’s a great way to exercise your photography skills regardless of skill level. Anyway…on to the photos!
Week 43 – Story: Movement [Shot with Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM]
Capturing and creating movement in a still photo is a challenge for every photographer. Use movement this week to tell a story.
This was hard, especially as it was Halloween week and I was consumed with getting my costume in order. In the end, the swirling lights of a disco ball worked well enough, but I wish I’d been able to get more of the essence of this challenge.
Week 44 – Technical: Magic ND Filter [Shot with Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM]
Use an ND filter combined with a shutter speed of 30 seconds or even longer to create your image. Try a waterscape or even a busy landmark to see the magic happen. Continue reading